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Old 04-28-2022, 03:46 PM
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I want to try a Flintlock .50 cal, but don't want to lose my shirt buying if i end up not liking the style. Used models seem to fetch as much as new ones, cept custom made ones. Looking to make tree stand shots mostly in the woods
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Old 04-30-2022, 12:12 PM
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Best bang for the buck is a Lyman GPR
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Old 04-30-2022, 02:43 PM
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Problem is once you get hooked on flinters there is no going back. Both the Lyman and T/Cs are excellent choices but don't overlook CVA.
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Old 05-01-2022, 06:10 AM
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For Hunting from Treestands, you may want to look at the Lyman Deerstalker!
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Old 05-04-2022, 06:57 AM
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Originally Posted by edmehlig
For Hunting from Treestands, you may want to look at the Lyman Deerstalker!
Good point Ed. I forgot about that one. A nice short flintlock. That's the same one I told my cousin to buy several years ago.
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Old 06-09-2022, 04:21 AM
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Well i got a NIB Traditions Woodsman Hawken. Has the 1-48 twist
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Old 06-09-2022, 10:35 AM
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Its a RH model n i am L handed it will work fine. I got pan primer, touch hole liners n flints. I could not locate 4 fg pringing powder. So my 3 fg Goex will have to work
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Old 06-10-2022, 07:49 PM
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Don't bother trying to get 4F. 3F works just fine and simplifies things a bit.
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Old 06-11-2022, 07:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Semisane
Don't bother trying to get 4F. 3F works just fine and simplifies things a bit.
Thanks for the info, 1st time Flintlock owner n user
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Old 06-15-2022, 05:22 PM
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I,d give smoke pole hall a holler.That rifle would be a great way to try out our sport.
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